Understanding the essence of home: older people's experience of home in Australia.

@article{Jonge2011UnderstandingTE,
  title={Understanding the essence of home: older people's experience of home in Australia.},
  author={Desleigh M de Jonge and Andy P. Jones and Rhonda D. Phillips and Magdalene Chung},
  journal={Occupational therapy international},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={39-47}
}
This qualitative inquiry explores the experiences of community-living older people in Australia living in their home environment. Semi-structured interviews were undertaken with 30 older people, aged 56-90, from three states in Australia. Purposive or maximum variation sampling was used to recruit people with diverse characteristics in terms of age, gender, living situation, dwelling type, tenure and location (urban/rural). Older people in this study stated that they were interested in the… CONTINUE READING

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